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Questions about resolution, a measurement of the amount of detail an image possesses used for print design, photography and digital media. The higher the resolution, the more detail and data is contained in the image. Ask anything about resolution relevant to designing graphics and media.

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Images Have Different Vertical & Horizontal Resolutions in PDF

I recently got a PDF from a client that includes several images. For some strange reason, the vertical and horizontal resolution of each individual image differs. Some of them differ by a huge degree. ...
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Wrong Figma scale on 4K monitor

I have a Win10 on 3840×2160 screen with 200% system scale. Working in Figma I have all the designs shown noticeably larger so I got original size at 90% zoom level. The same situation is in ...
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PNG is fuzzy when exporting in Ai Illistrator

I've got a question regarding exporting PNG files from Ai Illustrator as I'm having troubles getting sharp looking results. I'm preparing files for Society6 print-on-demand website and aiming to ...
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Change SVG-file resolution (DPI) with Inkscape/Illustrator/script... efficiently!

Is it possible to simply open a SVG and save it with different DPI? Since Illustrator exports with 72 dpi and Inkscape "imports" with 96 dpi, my artworks are rescaled. As I rescale documents manually ...
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Designing @1x in XD(vector software) is the same as designing @3x in Photoshop (raster software)?

Hello I'm UI/UX designer so pixels and dpi is regular stuff for me so before few times ago I was used to designing in @3x in Photoshop (1080*1920) with dpi of 326 since designing @1x in Photoshop is ...
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Gimp: web preview is blurry

I'm scanning black and white drawings onto my computer and cleaning them up with GIMP so they are all crisp and clean but (after resizing them for the web -roughly 1000 pixels and 75dpi) they appear ...
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Save as PDF in Photoshop: error and/or bad result

I've a problem exporting PSD files into PDF. DISCLAIMER: I rarely work with PDF and I'm probably doing a rookie mistake here. I have to print a 70x100cm BW poster so I created a new file 70x100 cm ...
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What image dimensions to choose for mobile and desktop in 2015?

I am working on a portfolio website for a friend showcasing the work in a gallery with photoswipe.com. Just got the original photos delivered. They are between 70 and 100 mb and range from 2551x5124 ...
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Why two images of similar size (width and height) have different dimensions in the viewer

I have image1 and image2. Image1 is screenshot from the display 3800x1900 with a device scale factor 2.25. The second image2 is a screenshot from the display 1800x900 with a device scale factor 1. ...
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Placed PNG is grainy (display and export), no scaling applied, original PNG is fine (300 PPI, 5000 x 5000 pixels)

I'm fairly new to graphic design so there might be some basic vocab misunderstanding around resolution and pixels but I haven't been able to problem solve this: PNG created in Procreate on a 5000 x ...
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Choosing Number of Points and PPI Resolution To Future-Proof Game Images

I'm working on an iOS SpriteKit game and I'm currently designing some images to be used as character animations in Photoshop. There are many different iPhones with various screen sizes and resolutions,...
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How to adjust laptop screen colour

Hello I recently purchased a hp gaming laptop, I am ok with the way the laptop is except the screen colour which I would like to make it look like the current hp pavilion G6 am using. So in short I ...
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Screen cap in Chrome measures bigger in Axure, why?

I'm putting together guidelines of graphic dimensions for our website. The sizes need to be exact. However, I noticed that there is a discrepancy between a shape in the browser, v.s. Axure. For ...
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Text in Graphic when typed in looks different in different computers?

I don't understand why this occurs. I have to go to my old laptop to enter text into Mspaint so that it looks good. Below is a graphic I insert into my medium.com articles. Note the smooth text. Now ...
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InDesign PDF Export: Drop Shadow Effects are 200 DPI Low-Res

Using Adobe InDesign, I create a new document, draw a rectangle, and apply a drop shadow. Then I export the document as an Acrobat 6 PDF with "Create Acrobat Layers" enabled. The drop shadow effect is ...
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Invision's Craft doesn't place high definition images in Sketch

I'm using Sketch and Invision's "Craft" plugin. If I want to place an image as a fill inside a rectangle I use Craft (which takes the images from Unsplash). My issue is that these images are being ...
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Upsampling - The Basics and Guidelines

Photoshop and other image editing applications possess sophisticated engines and algorithms which allow one to increase the resolution of an image via interpolation. Are there any hard and fast rules ...
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*.png file seems to increase in filesize without any change

I have to save my images as png-8, 300ppp, with Photoshop CS6 and always works good. But today, the same image yesterday was 250kb, today is 1.1MB, without making any change. Can somebody help me, ...
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How can I use free transform to rotate an picture while keeping resolution

I'm trying to rotate several images of artwork without losing resolution for some banner artwork. Every time I save the image after using free transform to rotate it's a bigger file size but the ...
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Illustrator vs InDesign - missing image path, link edits, update

I use InDesign where your image is linked and you can click on it to edit in photoshop and see the resolution. I'm working with another graphic designers files ALL Illustrator files. Illustrator doesn'...
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How to size images independent of device?

I’m a writer and I just bought a Microsoft Surface. I often have to size images with exact dimensions to fit themes. For example, I write for a site where the images have to be exactly 1345 pixels ...
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Exporting With 300ppi and Maintaining Art Board Size in Illustrator CC

When I start a new document, I input the size that I need for the final project. When I have been exporting my work, in 300 ppi, the final product ends up with dimensions far larger than my original ...
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Designing a 3m flag banner for Australian charity

I work for a charity a few mornings a week and am designing a few flag banners for them (3m in height). I've found a supplier and received my PDF artwork template from them. I use Gimp as far as ...
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Big clear sticker for shop front window - advice

Having a new job to do which is a big illustration, 1200mm X 2400mm high for a shop front window to be printed onto clear vinyl, a big sticker. The linework will be quite bold, eg 5 - 20mm thick, in ...
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What is the size of a Weebo background image?

Just a quick question do any of you know what the correct resolution size is for a background image on the weebo(chineese twitter) web site ? here is a link if it helps :) http://www.weibo.com/...
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How to reduce resolution but maintain quality?

I have 3 high resolution images, 1920x1080 each. Is there a way I can combine them side by side and reduce the resolution to 1280x720 but also maintain it's quality? This is one of the images: The ...
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The amount of Pixels required for a 5x2,5m billboard

I as an amateur have been asked to supply a file size of above 12MB for a 5x2,5m billboard, Firstly I have a Canon 600D that I believe has a max file size of about 6,4MB and 2ndly how does one achieve ...
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Shrink image with text and put into other image

Okay I have this image with dimensions 2000x1333 px and resolution 240ppi. And now I have this image which is where I am trying to put the image of the phone into, this second image is 1204x452 px ...
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